NOON CONCERT SERIES: Joy Fellows and Britton Day

Presented by Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley


Joy Fellows, Viola
Britton Day, Piano

Bach cello suite no 2

Menuetto 1,2

Beethoven Notturno for Viola and Piano
Menuetto and Trio
Adagio, Scherzo
Allegretto alla Polacca
Theme and Variations
Marcia allegro

Bax sonata for Viola and Piano
Molto Moderato
Allegro energico ma non troppo presto
Molto Lento

JOY FELLOWS joined the San Francisco Opera in 2008, and was recently appointed Assistant Principal of the San Francisco Ballet. Previously, she was Associate Principal Viola of the Indianapolis Symphony, and has also been a member of both the St. Louis Symphony, and the New World Symphony in Miami. While growing up in Oklahoma, she began her orchestral career at the age of 14 with the Oklahoma Sinfonia, and later the Oklahoma City Philharmonic.

Joy has been a resident chamber musician at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Italy, and was also selected to participate in the Juilliard String Quartet seminar. She has also participated in the Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Central City Opera (Colorado), Pacific Music Festival (Japan), and has participated and taught at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Joy has performed as chamber musician and as a soloist across the US, Europe and Asia.

Ms. Fellows holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Oklahoma and a Master's degree from The Juilliard School. Joy studied chamber music with Robert Mann, Nicholas Mann, Earl Carlyss, Joel Smirnoff, and Sam Rhodes. Her principal teachers included Wayne Crouse, Matthew Dane, and Samuel Rhodes of the Juilliard String Quartet.

BRITTON DAY is a member of the accompanying staff at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the San Francisco Conservatory Preparatory Division. He performs regularly in venues around the greater Bay Area, including recent appearances in the San Francisco Symphony Chamber Series, SoundBox, InConcert Sierra, the Berkeley Hillside Club and at the Center for New Music. Britton received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, and his Master of Music and a Professional Studies Diploma in Piano Performance from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

When he is not giving recitals, Britton can be found playing for ballet classes most weekday mornings at Miss Tilly's Ballet School, located in San Francisco's Outer Richmond District. He also likes to hike and enjoys long moonlit walks on the beach.

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